Last Friday, Russian Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov told reporters flights to Egypt may resume this Summer. Answering questions all during last week at various meetups, the minister expressed hope that the vital touristic links in between Russia and Egypt might be reconnected.
Last week the Chairman of the Russian state Duma, Sergei Naryshkin announced the imminent return of touristic flows from Russia to Egypt soon. Since the tragic downing of the A321 airliner outbound from Sharm El Sheikh in October, 2015, popular Egyptian destinations saw virtually no visits from Russians.
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